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15 Tips for Awesomely Effective Self-Editing

15 Tips for Awesomely Effective Self-Editing

Note: NONE of this will ever replace the expertise of an experienced, professional proofreader or editor. You should never forego professional editing services if you want to stand out and be taken seriously as an author. However, these tips can help you get your manuscript in tip-top shape before you send…

Writerly Wit 4: Overcoming Writer’s Block

Writerly Wit 4: Overcoming Writer’s Block

http://media.blubrry.com/writerly_wit/p/content.blubrry.com/writerly_wit/WW-Ep-4.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:53 — 12.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Last time, we talked about building your author platform using social media, blogs, podcasts, videos, and more. This week, I’m switching gears completely and talking about that good ol’ frenemy… writer’s block.…

VIDEO: Why I Like Short Stories and Flash Fiction–And a Few Writing Tips!

VIDEO: Why I Like Short Stories and Flash Fiction–And a Few Writing Tips!

Hey, everyone! It’s been a little bit since I have shared a vlog with you, but here I am. In honor of our blog tour we’re putting together over at The Short Story and Flash Fiction Society, I wanted to put together a video talking about why I enjoy short…

VIDEO: Tips for Building Believable Characters

VIDEO: Tips for Building Believable Characters

If you’ve ever struggled creating characters, well… you’re in the same boat as the rest of us. It’s difficult to build good, believable characters, isn’t it? Thankfully, I have some tips for you to try. If you’re already an advanced writer, maybe these will seem too generic. In that case, skip to the end so you can see my cats. If you’re willing to try a few things though, have a watch :)